33. Toilet Paper Didn’t Exist
Can you believe that people didn’t use toilet paper until 1857? People used leaves, rags, or even their hands before it was invented.
32. Straw Floors
In medieval times, the floors were made of straw. Apparently, people did not remove the old layer of straw before adding another one on top.
31. Silphium as a Contraceptive
Ancient Romans actually ate the silphium plant as a method of birth control. The plant was so in demand that it did not live to see past the Roman era.